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I started sculpting this box around 9pm last night and worked till around 2am when my eyeballs stopped working. I started again about 8am and just completed it around 7:15pm. I am one tired #$%&*#.
I have 3 coats of lacquer on it and still intend to put 4 more…..but enuf for tonight. Time to shower and eat and sleep.
More photos tomorrow after I rest. Good Night.





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 04-07-2012 01:05 AM

Man that is beautiful. For some reason, it reminds me of my favorite ice cream…chocolate-peanut butter. Great job. It is really nice.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 04-07-2012 01:07 AM

wow greg, you sure did put in the time for this one, love it, i can see from your avatar that the sculpting has vibrated your head…time to eat and sleep greg…always tomorrow…..we hope…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 04-07-2012 01:37 AM

Very beautiful box there Greg!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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cwdance1

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#4 posted 04-07-2012 01:42 AM

What a great job. I have made a few of these Andy boxes and until you do one you will never know how much work goes into them. Every time I finish one I swear I will never sand anything that much again. And my attempts at them are no were near as nice as yours.
Thanks for sharing.

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 04-07-2012 01:45 AM

Greg, Kudo’s power man! Can see the wave symetry that you are getting into. LOL with the base and legs as well as the angle of the picture, it reminds me of a crab?

Happy Easter!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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crooked

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#6 posted 04-07-2012 01:53 AM

You are one fast sculptor! Beautiful work!!

-- al, colorado, crookedbirdhouse.com

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 04-07-2012 02:06 AM

That’s all the longer it takes you? I realize you’re very experienced but I figured a few days. Absolutely beautiful as usual.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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WoodenFrog

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#8 posted 04-07-2012 02:30 AM

I don’t know how you do it? Flawless boxes evertime! BEAUTIFUL! Great work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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whitedog

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#9 posted 04-07-2012 03:30 AM

Wake up you slacker… time to get this thing done . You’ve got more to do, get up you can sleep next week or ???

Great looking box , as alway this one is way above the line.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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lizardhead

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#10 posted 04-07-2012 04:17 AM

Beautiful job, Such a high gloss finish

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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deon

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#11 posted 04-07-2012 08:23 AM

Beautiful work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Roger

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#12 posted 04-07-2012 12:31 PM

Super sculpting, and wood combos. What kind of grinder/s do you use? thnx. Very awesome box!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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FloridaArt

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#13 posted 04-07-2012 12:53 PM

Another beauty! What’s nice about your sculpted boxes is that you vary the woods and the patterns here and there. Each one is unique. You’ll have a terrific show.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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BTKS

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#14 posted 04-07-2012 12:54 PM

This is cool! I could stare at it for freakishly long periods of time. Reminds me of water rings when a rock is dropped in calm water. It’s difficult to create motion in wood but you have done it!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Andy

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#15 posted 04-07-2012 01:00 PM

Great colors Greg, and very well done!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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